10:30am Newscast December 30

Louisiana Radio Network News, I’m Matt Doyle

Despite reports of friction between him and head coach Ed Orgeron, LSU’s Matt Canada says he’d like to stay at LSU, at least for next season. Those same reports say that LSU’s Citrus Bowl game against Notre Dame could be Canada’s last as offensive coordinator. Canada says he’s just focused on getting his players ready

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Canada’s offense was ranked 53rd in the nation

an 18 month investigation into a Slidell man’s alleged “Nigerian Prince” scam has lead to 269 counts of wire fraud and money. 67-year-old Michael Neu is the alleged middle man.  Slidell Police spokesman Daniel Seuzeneau says it appears Neu was acting alone, in Louisiana…

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Seuzeneau is warning people to be leery of offers that sound too good to be true, especially as the holiday season winds to a close.

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It’s been a week of unusually cold weather, and reports indicate it’s only going to get colder. Chris Nuttall with the National Weather Service in Shreveport says North Louisiana in particular may be in line for some freezing precipitation along and north of the I-20 corridor.  Nuttall says it won’t be a huge icing event though…

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Nuttall is warning that wind chills up north could hit single digits, with average temperatures in the south sitting in the middle 20s.

But that kind of weather won’t keep many people away from the fireworks display across the region. State Fire Marshal Chief Butch Browning says if you’re not going to a professional fireworks display, and plan on a little do it yourself pyrotechnics, to keep it limited

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If you’re not a licensed pyrotechnic, experts say you probably shouldn’t try to put on a show to rival professional displays.

LRN, I’m Matt Doyle